Drinking high quality water isn't the only thing that protects you from contaminants.
Your skin is your body’s largest organ and easily absorbs water—and it’s contaminants, which pass through it to the blood stream. Therefore, whatever you put on your skin ends up in your body. The emphasis of ‘we are what we eat’ (and drink!) remains true, however the time has come to bring greater awareness not only to what we put in our bodies, but on our bodies.
Two looming issues with chlorine, from what we understand… Chlorine bonds with organic contaminants producing chloroform, which is a potent carcinogen and is linked to cancer. Additionally, chlorine chemically displaces essential elements including iodine for proper endocrine function—specifically thyroid function.
Iodine typically reaches the blood stream via the ingestion of iodine-rich food such as eggs, dairy products, seaweed, fish, and vegetables grown in iodine-rich soil. The thyroid gland absorbs iodine from the blood and makes thyroid hormone, which is then secreted into the blood stream and is used by every cell of the body. Chlorine blocks the ability of our bodies to utilize iodine, an essential nutrient, with it's unstable reactivity.
Dr. Lance Wallace of the Environmental Protection Agency says “Showering is suspected as the primary cause of elevated levels of chloroform in nearly every home because of the chlorine in the water.” In addition, “Iodine is an essential mineral for the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. This is especially true before and during pregnancy and breastfeeding and the proper brain development of fetuses and the newborn.” states the Ministry of Health in Israel.
As warm shower water opens up the pores in the skin, it becomes more sponge-like, and also becomes a stage for chemical transactions. Studies have shown that your body can absorb more chlorine in a ten minute shower than in drinking eight glasses of the same water! Researchers at Boston University found that we absorb up to six times more volatile chemicals through our lungs and skin while bathing, than from drinking chlorinated water.
Chlorine also bonds with and destroys proteins not only in your body, but your hair too, making it dry and difficult to manage. Other adverse effects include dry scalp and dandruff. Skin and eyes may also become dry and itchy.
Adding a Magnation Springbolt to your shower is the easiest way to protect your skin from unwanted chlorine and flourine by restructuring the water molecule clusters— including H2O molecules, salts (often found in well-drawn water), and chemical additives from the municipal water supply—into the smallest molecular structures as it exits your showerhead. With the molecular bonds liberated via Magnation's hydrodynamic magnetic resonance, the previously trapped gases (including chlorine and fluorine) return to a gaseous state, thus not absorbing into your skin. To mitigate chlorine gas in the air, we highly recommend proper ventilation.
In addition, for very sensitive people and high salts/poor water quality, an Aquabolt at the incoming pipe line will significantly amplify the impact of physics and improve your showering and bathing health.
The benefits are not on bathing alone, as there is clear incentive to drink and cook with clean, safe, health-giving water, too!
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